not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
"the hinge is insecure"
lacking in security or safety
"his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
lacking self-confidence or assurance
"an insecure person lacking mental stability"
not safe from attack
Not comfortable or confident in oneself or in certain situations.
He's a nice guy and all, but seems to be rather insecure around other people.
not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss
not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-se-kūr′, adj. apprehensive of danger or loss: exposed to danger or loss: uncertain.—adv. Insecure′ly.—n. Insecur′ity.
The numerical value of insecure in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insecure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Know that whether or not we reach a nuclear agreement, Israel becomes more insecure day by day.
Security in the Persian Gulf is in the interests of everyone... If it is insecure, it will be insecure for all.
The logic behind all of this is that their sense of crisis is getting worse and the regime is feeling more and more insecure, FORCED CONFESSION.
Civilization requires slaves. Human slavery is wrong, insecure, and demoralizing. On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends.
Initial indications were that 1.5 million people were food-insecure with all the 60 rural districts being affected, overall, the food-insecure population has since risen to 2.44 million -- 26% of the population.
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- insegurCatalan, Valencian
- usikker, utrygDanish
- turvaton, epäluotettava, epävarmaFinnish
- inquiet, inconfortableFrench
- anksyeuHaitian Creole
- malsicuro, insicuroItalian
- pānekeneke, tītengiMāori
- niepewny, niebezpiecznyPolish
- опа́сный, небезопа́сный, неуве́ренный, ненадёжныйRussian
- tehlikede, güvensiz, emniyetsizTurkish
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